An outdoors living museum.
Size of site:
The Gardens are open daily, from 7.15AM (or 8AM Sunday and Bank Holidays) until dusk (see website for seasonal variations).
Yes - nearest train station is Forest Hill (Overground and National Rail), and the Horniman is served by a number of bus routes.
Free to visit. There is a charge for the Butterfly House, Aquarium and some exhibitions and events. See website for details.
Members tickets are available, see website for prices.
Rich with the heady scent of summer, these traditional flowers come in many beautiful varieties.
Yellow heads bobbing in the breeze, these flowers carpet the ground as winter ends and spring begins.
White and green flowers burst into life in midwinter, through even the hardest of frosts.
With winter protection and high humidity, these are perfect for tropical plants and propagation.
As morning frosts begin to set in, the leaves of trees and shrubs light up in reds, yellows and oranges.
Geometric shapes and smartly clipped hedges, with flowers lined up in neat rows like soldiers on parade.
At the tail end of winter through into spring, the boughs of Cherry trees are heavy with beautiful flowers.
Bursting back with fresh colour every year, these flower borders are perfect for pollinators.
Discover a wealth of minibeasts and birds in this special patch - a particular favourite with the kids.